News, Updates and Research about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Research: PTSD Shrinks Parts of Your Brain
According to new research published in PubMed.gov, PTSD shrinks the caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, hippocampus, thalamus, and lateral ventricle in the brain, which explains the headaches many people with PTSD suffer.
The study was conducted on male patients who were not undergoing other therapy for their headaches.